Terry Nolan scored a game-high 25 points, and host Mount Carmel took control early and held off a late rally to upset No. 9 St. Frances, 73-71, in boys basketball Wednesday.

The Panthers (1-3, 1-1 Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference Red Division) trailed by 11 points in the first half but rallied to within one point with two minutes left in the game. But the Cougars (6-0, 2-0) made their free throws, going 23-for-32 in the game, and held on to win.


Eral Penn led St. Frances with 22 points.

No. 1 Mount Saint Joseph 65, Loyola Blakefield 51: The host Dons (1-3, 0-2 MIAA A Conference Black Division) suffered their second straight loss, falling to the Gaels (6-0, 2-0).

Gilman 71, No. 3 John Carroll 64: Jalen Rucker scored 17 points and the host Greyhounds (5-1, 2-1 MIAA A Conference Black Division) upset the Patriots (4-3, 1-2) for their fourth win in five games.

Gilman led 25-24 at halftime.

No. 4 Glenelg Country 70, Boys' Latin 55: The host Dragons (4-2, 1-2 MIAA A Conference Black Division) bounced back from Monday's loss to No. 3 John Carroll.

The Patriots won, 66-60, on Monday. The Lakers fell to 5-1 and 1-1.

Century 62, Franklin 56: Zach Turner scored a game-high 31 points to lead the visiting Knights (2-0) past the Indians (1-1).

Turner made five 3-pointers and went 10-for-13 from the line. He scored 19 of his points in the second half. After trailing 30-23 to start the second half, Century used a 17-4 run in the third quarter to rally.

Edmondson 84, Bluford Drew Jemison 57: Dontez Dean scored 17 points to lead the host Red Storm (1-0) past the Rockets (0-1).

Hammond 55, Oakland Mills 43: Ryan Ridgell scored 15 points to lead the Bears (1-1) past the host Scorpions (0-1).

Annapolis Area Christian 83, Saints Peter & Paul 40: Brandon Joseph had 25 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Eagles (3-2) past the host Sabres (0-3).

Kenwood 76, Patapsco 53: Pharaoh Walker scored 32 points, including five 3-pointers, to power the host Bluebirds (1-0) past the Patriots (1-1).


No. 9 Patterson Mill 55, North Harford 21: Chyna Latimer scored a game-high 20 points to power the visiting Huskies (2-0) past the Hawks (0-1).


No. 10 Roland Park 52, Coppin Academy 15: Mir McLean scored 15 points and the host Reds (2-1) rolled past the Golden Eagles (4-5).

No. 13 John Carroll 71, Notre Dame Prep 39: Branyelle Carillo and Savannah Simmons scored 15 points each to power the host Patriots (3-0) past the Blazers (0-2).

River Hill 49, Wilde Lake 32: Sarah Dawit scored 10 points to lead the host Hawks (1-1) past the Wildecats (0-2).

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